HOLY VIRGIN PROTECTION CATHEDRAL
P.O. Box 1367 - Des Plaines, IL 60017
(phone) 847-824-0971
MAY 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Apr 29 (Apr 16)
4th Sunday of Pascha
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Apr 30 (Apr 17)
1 (Apr 18)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
2 (Apr 19)
Mid-Pentecost
8:00 Liturgy
Blessing of water
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
3 (Apr 20)
4 (Apr 21)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
5 (Apr 22)
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
6 (Apr 23)
5th Sunday of Pascha
Great-martyr George
9:00 Divine Liturgy
7 (Apr 24)
8 (Apr 25)
Apostle & Evangelist Mark
9 (Apr 26)
Fast
10 (Apr 27)
11 (Apr 28)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
12 (Apr 29)
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
13 (Apr 30)
6th Sunday of Pascha
Ap James, Son of Zebedee
9:00 Divine Liturgy
14 (May 1)
15 (May 2)
St Athanasius the Great
6:30 Vespers and Matins
16 (May 3)
Apodosis of Pascha
St Theodosius of the Caves
8:00 Liturgy
6:30 All-night Vigil
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
17 (May 4)
ASCENSION OF THE LORD
9:00 Liturgy
18 (May 5)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
19 (May 6)
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
20 (May 7)
7th Sunday of Pascha
9:00 Divine Liturgy

6:00 Vespers and Matins
21 (May 8)
Apostle John the Theologian
St Arsenius the Great
8:00 Liturgy

6:30 Vespers and Matins
22 (May 9)
Relics of St Nicholas
8:00 Liturgy
23 (May 10)
Apostle Simon the Zealot
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast: wine & oil
24 (May 11)
Ss Cyril & Methodius
8:00 Liturgy
25 (May 12)
Apodosis of Ascension
6:30 Vespers and Memorial Matins
Fast: wine & oil
26 (May 13)
Saturday of Souls
8:00 Liturgy and memorial
6:00 All-night Vigil
27 (May 14)
PENTECOST
9:00 Divine Liturgy and Vespers

6:00 Matins
28 (May 15)
Spirit Monday
8:00 Liturgy
Fast free
29 (May 16)
Fast free
30 (May 17)
Fast free
31 (May 18)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast free
Jun 1 (May 19)
Equal to the Apostles Sts. Constantine and Helen
(carried over)
8:00 Liturgy
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast free
Jun 2 (May 20)
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast free